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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small and inadequate amount.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective : Meat and butter were scarce during the war. ,a scarce book
  • 'He setteth the poor on high, an letteth the runagates continoo in scarceness.'
  • I've had a lot going on lately, as you may have guessed by my semi-scarceness.
  • You may have noticed my (LowerManhattanite's) scarceness over the last week-and-a-half or so. for more
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